I love how easy they are to make & the compliments I get whenever I make them, well those don't hurt. Haha!
NOTE: I like to use creamy Jif peanut butter, but the choice is yours. I also like to use dark chocolate chips. I feel that the peanut butter & confectioner's sugar adds enough sweetness.
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- 1 c
- butter, melted
- 2 c
- confectioners' sugar
- 2 c
- creamy and/or crunchy peanut butter
- 2 c
- rice crispies cereal
- 1 1/2 c
- dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 6 Tbsp
- peanut butter, creamy
1In a large bowl mix together melted butter and confectioners' sugar.
2Next, add 2 cups preferred peanut butter until well blended.
3Finally, fold in rice crispies until well blended.
4In bottom of a 13x11 glass baking dish that has been lined with plastic wrap & lightly sprayed with non-stick cooking spray, gently press mixture evenly into baking dish.
5For the Topping:
In the microwave, melt the chocolate chips with the 6Tbsp creamy peanut butter, stirring until smooth. (Heat approx 30-45 seconds at a time, then stir & repeat until fully melted.)
6Allow to cool to about room temperature and pour on top of peanut butter mixture. (I let it cool for about 10-15min.)
7Chill until set but not hard. Chocolate will begin to lose its shiny appearance. (approx. 1hr & 15min.)
8Cut into pieces of desired size. (I use a pizza cutter.)
9Return to the refrigerator until chocolate has hardened completely. (Overnight is best.) The longer these are kept, the better they get.